I've got a project on my workbench that I was hoping to share, but I met some unexpected difficulty along the way.
Check out Nick Poole's Interactive LED Installation.
The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.
The LED Coffee Table tutorial is posted! Check us out at Maker Faire Austin.
Tune in today at 5 p.m. Mountain Time for another edition of SparkFun Live - building a party button with Shawn Hymel.
With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.
This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!
Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.
Our friend Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life shows us her recipe for a homemade LED robot costume.
An awesome LED project by SparkFun customer Nick Hall and a handful of new products ranging from an extra "clicky" push-button to a tiny serial enabled GPS.
There is still time to get your parts for the next edition of "SparkFun Live!"
We got a new shipment of stuff for this week that includes some swag, some new Arduino boards, and a couple of revisions.
We're keeping you stocked in LEDS as well as few other new products (like the MUX Shield - and an awesome example from Rojas!)
Build an indoor visual weather display with LEDs and the Particle Photon!
Our E-Textiles guru Dia explains how to make a decorative conductive fabric button!
Funny buttons created by jack-of-all-trades Christopher Palmer.
Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"
The new pi-topCEED, APA102 LED Strips and a 48-Segment LED Bar Graph. DANGER ZONE!
Check out this cool project from Jeff Miller featuring the SparkFun Arduino Pro Mini!
How to create a Twitter monitor in Python and flash an LED using a Raspberry Pi.
Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.
Checkout this handful of projects including robot control using an accelerometer, outlet relay control, and a massive LED POV installation.
This week we have a new Flexible LED Matrix, a BLE module, and an itty-bitty IC.
LED panels, a wireless access point for your Arduino, and more! Check out what we have for this week.
A new LED array to pair with your RedStick and a few RPi3 accessories!
You get an LED! You get an LED! (Almost) EVERYONE GETS AN LED!
We try to stuff our RFID tag into a Car fob. It didn't work out so good. And we've got new button pad controllers, 10Hz GPS, Arduino XBee shield, new dual-axis gyros, a Nordic RF serial interface board, and a much more!
We show you how to program standalone ATmegas and introduce a new Arduino library to make using LED matrices easy!
We're bringing a fun kit to Maker Faire and showing off the new game on the LED Coffee Table.
Spice up your fancy outfit with some flashy LEDs.
Stephanie talks with us about the creation of her awesome LED Quiet Book pages!
It's a known trick that we can use LEDs in reverse. We'll explore how to use them as photodetectors with Arduino and create a simple demo that responds to hand swipes.
Test your bare LEDs with a set of hacked tweezers - and don't worry about polarity!
A 4th of July project to launch fireworks via a button or timed delay.
My (successful) experiments with DIY lamps and nail art
A new tutorial on getting a kegerator to tweet, and new products! A full rotation servo, HMC5843 magneto breakout, dual axis gyro, DC and Car power adapters, 16MHz resonator, and an RGB LED light cube kit.
We have a handful of new products, including the new Fez Domino, Triple Luxeon Rebel LED Breakout, ADXL345 Eval Board, the TTS256 Text-to-Speech chip, the LYPR540AH Triple Axis Gyro Board, SPI-to-UART IC Breakout, the MP3 Trigger V2, an updated microSD Shield, and a Multiplexer Breakout Board.
More new products this week. We have some cool LED lights and an all-in-one embeddable audio player.
Craig Ferguson's new slick talking sidekick uses the MP3 Trigger and Rebel LED's